Any full or part-time student, faculty/staff or their spouse is eligible to participate in the Intramural Sports Program, provided that the student is enrolled during that semester/block at St. Olaf. The number of faculty or staff allowed on an Intramural team is unlimited. A participant is not eligible to compete in an Intramural sport unless all pertinent information is provided on the official roster form.
Members of Varsity Teams: Members of varsity intercollegiate teams at St. Olaf (defined as: anyone who was rostered for a varsity game during the current academic year, including seniors who have used up their eligibility in that school year) are ineligible to participate in that same or similar sport during that sport season. (Similar sports include volleyball, baseball to softball, football to flag football, and ice hockey to floor hockey). However, when those sports are NOT in season, members of varsity or junior varsity intercollegiate teams may participate with the following restrictions:
Basketball - 1 current intercollegiate member per Intramural team
Volleyball - 1 current intercollegiate member per Intramural team (non-competitive). There is no limit for competitive teams.
Soccer - 3 current intercollegiate members per Intramural team
Flag Football - 3 current intercollegiate members per Intramural team
Floor Hockey - 1 current intercollegiate member per Intramural team
Professionals: Any individual who is classified as a professional athlete under AAU rules shall NOT be eligible to participate in that same or similar sport in which they competed as a professional for a period of one year after their last professional season. (Only one past professional athlete allowed per roster).
Members of Club Sports Teams: Members of club sports teams are eligible to participate in that same or similar sport providing no more than three club members participate on an Intramural team. (This applies greatly for Ultimate Frisbee & Men’s Hockey). A club sports member is any individual listed on the official club sports roster and practices and/or competes with that club sports team. In those Intramural sports that precede club sports seasons in the same or similar sport and club sports members from the past academic year will be subject to the two member per team restriction.
Playing on Two Teams: NO player may participate as a member of two teams in the same sports season. (However, a player may compete on one men’s or women’s team, and one coed team). Any player found playing on two teams will be ineligible for any further competition in that sport. If that player is found playing on two teams again in any sport for that block, that player will be suspended from participating in the Intramural Sports Program indefinitely.
Any Intramural staff, or participant may report the name(s) of any individual(s) found playing on two teams in the same sport season.
You must participate in one (1) regular season contest in order to be eligible for the playoffs.
Ineligibility Ruling: If you or your team members break any of the above-mentioned rules, the games/matches in which you participated in will be ruled as a forfeit.